Two-day EV Strategy And Innovation Meet

By – INN/Chennai, @infodeaofficial

Energy Alternatives India (EAI), India’s leading clean tech research and consulting firm will host premier electric vehicle event, “The India EV Summit”. The two – day summit incorporates presentations, panel discussions and networking sessions on 17th and 18th of August 2018 (Friday & Saturday) at Le Royal Meridian, Guindy, Chennai. The theme of the event is “Where Innovation Meets Strategy for EVs and about 500 plus industry professionals, 100 plus EV experts, and all the key EV stakeholders will participate.

India’s largest EV (Electric Vehicle) summit aims to define an effective growth strategy for the Indian EV sector. The turnout of industry professionals and EV experts will focus on combining strategy and innovation to lay the road map for the Indian Electric Vehicle industry. To mark the occasion, a white paper titled “Evolution or Revolution? – Strategizing for EV Growth in India was released recently.

The main objective of the summit is to engage business professionals to gain insights into the current status and trends in electric vehicles in India, and understand the potential business opportunities in the emerging industry.

Some of the participating companies & organizations include Mahindra, Ashok Leyland, Amara Raja, Electrotherm, Ampere, Bosch, Fortum, GE, Lohia Auto, IIT, IISc, Lithion Power, Sun Mobility, and more. Some of the consulting clients include the likes of World Bank, Reliance, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, State Government of Tamil Nadu, and the Vedanta Group. The concerned research has been sought by Fortune 100 companies such as Exxon Mobil, Shell, Total, Mitsubishi, IITs, NREL, and more.

Experts from all key EV stakeholder segments like OEMs, component makers, battery and BMS companies, EV charging station vendors, scientists, researchers, start-ups and more will share their perspectives. A special session will showcase emerging and innovative EV solutions; and dedicated demo sessions will take delegates through demos of electric buses, two and three wheeler.

Narasimhan Santhanam, Co-founder, Energy Alternatives India and Coordinator for India EV Summit 2018 said, “The India EV Summit will strive to achieve clarity on the short and medium – term growth potential of electric vehicles in India, and the business opportunities from such growth”.

He added, “Our aim is to bring together top companies from EVs and traditional auto sector, innovative start-ups, researchers & scientists, and relevant industry veterans to evolve a strategic road map that is a combination of realism and innovation”.

Chennai is the ideal place for an EV summit, with the city being one of the key hubs for the Indian auto and auto ancillary sectors. The event will see a large participation from auto companies in Chennai, and from hubs such as Pune and NCR.

For more information on the India EV Summit 2018, please do feel free to connect with G Ravi @ +91 9952475480 or visit


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